Goochland deputies nab suspect targeted in lengthy meth distribution investigation

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Goochland County man has been arrested and charged with distributing meth.

David Matthew Merricks, 57, of Shannon Hill Road, was arrested Tuesday, June 20 following a lengthy investigation conducted by the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office. Merricks was arraigned in court Friday on two counts of methamphetamine distribution and is being held at a jail in Henrico County.

Authorities say Merricks was the target of a drug distribution investigation that lasted several years and involved a large quantity of methamphetamine. Additional charges are pending.

Anyone with information regarding this crime, or any other, please call 804-556-5349 and ask for Lieutenant Chuck Henley.

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